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Northfield Public School District

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1400 Division St South
Northfield, MN 55057
Rice County
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PH: (507) 663-0629
FAX: (507) 663-0611

  • Grades PK-12
  • 3889 students
  • 8 schools

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 MCA-II Results

Scale: % meeting or exceeding standards

Grade 3

Reading
 79% (2012)
 81% (2011)
 80% (2010)
 86% (2009)
 85% (2008)
 83% (2007)
The state average for Reading was 80% in 2012.

Math
 84% (2010)
 87% (2009)
 83% (2008)
 81% (2007)
The state average for Math was 83% in 2010.

Source: MN Dept. of Education, 2011-2012

Grade 4

Reading
 81% (2012)
 82% (2011)
 83% (2010)
 85% (2009)
 81% (2008)
 74% (2007)
The state average for Reading was 75% in 2012.

Math
 86% (2010)
 82% (2009)
 72% (2008)
 78% (2007)
The state average for Math was 77% in 2010.

Source: MN Dept. of Education, 2011-2012

Grade 5

Reading
 86% (2012)
 89% (2011)
 86% (2010)
 82% (2009)
 78% (2008)
 85% (2007)
The state average for Reading was 79% in 2012.

Science
 47% (2011)
 51% (2010)
The state average for Science was 46% in 2011.

Math
 81% (2010)
 73% (2009)
 74% (2008)
 76% (2007)
The state average for Math was 69% in 2010.

Source: MN Dept. of Education, 2011-2012

Grade 6

Reading
 84% (2012)
 85% (2011)
 78% (2010)
 81% (2009)
 76% (2008)
 76% (2007)
The state average for Reading was 76% in 2012.

Math
 75% (2010)
 77% (2009)
 76% (2008)
 75% (2007)
The state average for Math was 69% in 2010.

Source: MN Dept. of Education, 2011-2012

Grade 7

Reading
 82% (2012)
 74% (2011)
 76% (2010)
 75% (2009)
 72% (2008)
 73% (2007)
The state average for Reading was 71% in 2012.

Math
 81% (2010)
 79% (2009)
 75% (2008)
 81% (2007)
The state average for Math was 64% in 2010.

Source: MN Dept. of Education, 2011-2012

Grade 8

Reading
 81% (2012)
 67% (2011)
 74% (2010)
 77% (2009)
 73% (2008)
 76% (2007)
The state average for Reading was 72% in 2012.

Science
 49% (2011)
 59% (2010)
The state average for Science was 44% in 2011.

Math
 74% (2010)
 75% (2009)
 76% (2008)
 75% (2007)
The state average for Math was 59% in 2010.

Source: MN Dept. of Education, 2011-2012

Grade 10

Reading
 81% (2012)
 80% (2011)
 82% (2010)
 79% (2009)
 85% (2008)
 65% (2007)
The state average for Reading was 77% in 2012.

Source: MN Dept. of Education, 2011-2012

Grade 11

Math
 65% (2013)
 56% (2012)
 63% (2011)
 59% (2010)
 62% (2009)
 44% (2008)
 44% (2007)
The state average for Math was 52% in 2013.

Source: MN Dept. of Education, 2012-2013

Science
 68% (2011)
 69% (2010)
The state average for Science was 54% in 2011.

Source: MN Dept. of Education, 2010-2011

About the Tests

  • In 2011-2012 Minnesota used the Minnesota Comprehensive Assessment-II (MCA-II) to test students in reading in grades 3 through 8 and 10 and in math in grade 11.
  • The results for reading and math are displayed on GreatSchools profiles.
  • The MCA-II is a standards-based test, which means it measures specific skills defined for each grade by the state of Minnesota.
  • The goal is for all students to score at or above the state standard.

Testing in Minnesota: An Overview

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 MCA-II Results By Subgroup

The test results by subgroup show how the designated group of students is performing in comparison to the general population.

Scale: % passing

Grade 11
MathThis District
All Students65%
Female65%
Male64%
Blackn/a
Asiann/a
Hispanic39%
American Indiann/a
White67%
Eligible for free/reduced priced meals38%
Economically non-disadvantaged70%
Receiving special education services12%
Students without disabilities68%
Limited English proficiency (LEP)8%
Proficient in English67%
Non-migrant65%
Source: MN Dept. of Education, 2012-2013

About the Tests

  • In 2011-2012 Minnesota used the Minnesota Comprehensive Assessment-II (MCA-II) to test students in reading in grades 3 through 8 and 10 and in math in grade 11.
  • The results for reading and math are displayed on GreatSchools profiles.
  • The MCA-II is a standards-based test, which means it measures specific skills defined for each grade by the state of Minnesota.
  • The different student groups are identified by the Minnesota Department of Education. If there are fewer than 10 students in a particular group in a school, data is not reported for that group.
  • The goal is for all students to score at or above the state standard.

Testing in Minnesota: An Overview

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 MCA-III Results

Scale: % meeting or exceeding standards

Grade 3

Reading
 66% (2013)
The state average for Reading was 57% in 2013.

Math
 77% (2013)
 78% (2012)
 66% (2011)
The state average for Math was 72% in 2013.

Source: MN Dept. of Education, 2012-2013

Grade 4

Reading
 61% (2013)
The state average for Reading was 54% in 2013.

Math
 75% (2013)
 83% (2012)
 72% (2011)
The state average for Math was 71% in 2013.

Source: MN Dept. of Education, 2012-2013

Grade 5

Reading
 69% (2013)
The state average for Reading was 64% in 2013.

Science
 61% (2013)
 63% (2012)
The state average for Science was 60% in 2013.

Math
 64% (2013)
 69% (2012)
 59% (2011)
The state average for Math was 60% in 2013.

Source: MN Dept. of Education, 2012-2013

Grade 6

Reading
 72% (2013)
The state average for Reading was 59% in 2013.

Math
 62% (2013)
 75% (2012)
 61% (2011)
The state average for Math was 57% in 2013.

Source: MN Dept. of Education, 2012-2013

Grade 7

Reading
 62% (2013)
The state average for Reading was 54% in 2013.

Math
 76% (2013)
 81% (2012)
 57% (2011)
The state average for Math was 56% in 2013.

Source: MN Dept. of Education, 2012-2013

Grade 8

Reading
 69% (2013)
The state average for Reading was 54% in 2013.

Science
 44% (2013)
 49% (2012)
The state average for Science was 44% in 2013.

Math
 75% (2013)
 83% (2012)
 58% (2011)
The state average for Math was 59% in 2013.

Source: MN Dept. of Education, 2012-2013

Grade 10

Reading
 64% (2013)
The state average for Reading was 62% in 2013.

Source: MN Dept. of Education, 2012-2013

Science
 57% (2013)
 64% (2012)
The state average for Science was 53% in 2013.

Source: MN Dept. of Education, 2012-2013

About the Tests

  • In 2011-2012 Minnesota used the Minnesota Comprehensive Assessment-III (MCA-III) to test students in math in grades 3 through 8 and in science in grades 5, 8 and in high school.
  • The MCA-III is a standards-based test, which means it measures specific skills defined for each grade by the state of Minnesota.
  • The goal is for all students to score at or above the state standard.

Testing in Minnesota: An Overview

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 MCA-III Results By Subgroup

The test results by subgroup show how the designated group of students is performing in comparison to the general population.

Scale: % passing

Grade 3
ReadingThis District
All Students66%
Female69%
Male63%
Blackn/a
Asiann/a
Hispanic24%
American Indiann/a
White73%
Eligible for free/reduced priced meals38%
Economically non-disadvantaged76%
Receiving special education services47%
Students without disabilities70%
Limited English proficiency (LEP)12%
Proficient in English72%
Non-migrant66%

MathThis District
All Students77%
Female75%
Male79%
Blackn/a
Asiann/a
Hispanic53%
American Indiann/a
White80%
Eligible for free/reduced priced meals53%
Economically non-disadvantaged85%
Receiving special education services62%
Students without disabilities80%
Limited English proficiency (LEP)33%
Proficient in English82%
Non-migrant77%
Source: MN Dept. of Education, 2012-2013

Grade 4
ReadingThis District
All Students61%
Female67%
Male56%
Blackn/a
Asiann/a
Hispanic17%
American Indiann/a
White68%
Eligible for free/reduced priced meals34%
Economically non-disadvantaged73%
Receiving special education services42%
Students without disabilities65%
Limited English proficiency (LEP)20%
Proficient in English67%
Non-migrant61%

MathThis District
All Students75%
Female75%
Male75%
Blackn/a
Asiann/a
Hispanic33%
American Indiann/a
White82%
Eligible for free/reduced priced meals48%
Economically non-disadvantaged86%
Receiving special education services68%
Students without disabilities76%
Limited English proficiency (LEP)33%
Proficient in English80%
Non-migrant75%
Source: MN Dept. of Education, 2012-2013

Grade 5
ReadingThis District
All Students69%
Female71%
Male68%
Blackn/a
Asiann/a
Hispanic30%
American Indiann/a
White75%
Eligible for free/reduced priced meals39%
Economically non-disadvantaged80%
Receiving special education services60%
Students without disabilities71%
Limited English proficiency (LEP)26%
Proficient in English74%
Non-migrant69%

ScienceThis District
All Students61%
Female57%
Male64%
Blackn/a
Asiann/a
Hispanic25%
American Indiann/a
White67%
Eligible for free/reduced priced meals32%
Economically non-disadvantaged71%
Receiving special education services49%
Students without disabilities63%
Limited English proficiency (LEP)16%
Proficient in English66%
Non-migrant61%

MathThis District
All Students64%
Female61%
Male67%
Blackn/a
Asiann/a
Hispanic36%
American Indiann/a
White68%
Eligible for free/reduced priced meals37%
Economically non-disadvantaged74%
Receiving special education services55%
Students without disabilities66%
Limited English proficiency (LEP)25%
Proficient in English68%
Non-migrant64%
Source: MN Dept. of Education, 2012-2013

Grade 6
ReadingThis District
All Students72%
Female75%
Male69%
Blackn/a
Asiann/a
Hispanic33%
American Indiann/a
White79%
Eligible for free/reduced priced meals43%
Economically non-disadvantaged83%
Receiving special education services20%
Students without disabilities78%
Limited English proficiency (LEP)16%
Proficient in English77%
Non-migrant72%

MathThis District
All Students62%
Female58%
Male65%
Blackn/a
Asiann/a
Hispanic29%
American Indiann/a
White68%
Eligible for free/reduced priced meals43%
Economically non-disadvantaged68%
Receiving special education services17%
Students without disabilities66%
Limited English proficiency (LEP)20%
Proficient in English65%
Non-migrant62%
Source: MN Dept. of Education, 2012-2013

Grade 7
ReadingThis District
All Students62%
Female61%
Male62%
Blackn/a
Asiann/a
Hispanic18%
American Indiann/a
White69%
Eligible for free/reduced priced meals31%
Economically non-disadvantaged71%
Receiving special education services14%
Students without disabilities66%
Limited English proficiency (LEP)0%
Proficient in English67%
Non-migrant62%

MathThis District
All Students76%
Female74%
Male77%
Blackn/a
Asiann/a
Hispanic36%
American Indiann/a
White83%
Eligible for free/reduced priced meals50%
Economically non-disadvantaged83%
Receiving special education services10%
Students without disabilities81%
Limited English proficiency (LEP)20%
Proficient in English80%
Non-migrant76%
Source: MN Dept. of Education, 2012-2013

Grade 8
ReadingThis District
All Students69%
Female71%
Male67%
Blackn/a
Asiann/a
Hispanic35%
American Indiann/a
White74%
Eligible for free/reduced priced meals49%
Economically non-disadvantaged76%
Receiving special education services20%
Students without disabilities72%
Proficient in English72%
Non-migrant70%

ScienceThis District
All Students44%
Female39%
Male49%
Blackn/a
Asiann/a
Hispanic9%
American Indiann/a
White47%
Eligible for free/reduced priced meals20%
Economically non-disadvantaged51%
Receiving special education services15%
Students without disabilities45%
Limited English proficiency (LEP)0%
Proficient in English45%
Non-migrant44%

MathThis District
All Students75%
Female75%
Male74%
Blackn/a
Asiann/a
Hispanic46%
American Indiann/a
White78%
Eligible for free/reduced priced meals54%
Economically non-disadvantaged81%
Receiving special education services27%
Students without disabilities77%
Limited English proficiency (LEP)20%
Proficient in English77%
Non-migrant75%
Source: MN Dept. of Education, 2012-2013

Grade 10
ReadingThis District
All Students64%
Female65%
Male64%
Blackn/a
Asiann/a
Hispanic19%
American Indiann/a
White68%
Eligible for free/reduced priced meals40%
Economically non-disadvantaged71%
Receiving special education services14%
Students without disabilities68%
Limited English proficiency (LEP)9%
Proficient in English69%
Non-migrant64%
Source: MN Dept. of Education, 2012-2013


ScienceThis District
All Students57%
Female52%
Male62%
Blackn/a
Asiann/a
Hispanic26%
American Indiann/a
White60%
Eligible for free/reduced priced meals34%
Economically non-disadvantaged63%
Receiving special education services19%
Students without disabilities60%
Limited English proficiency (LEP)15%
Proficient in English60%
Non-migrant57%
Source: MN Dept. of Education, 2012-2013

About the Tests

  • In 2011-2012 Minnesota used the Minnesota Comprehensive Assessment-III (MCA-III) to test students in math in grades 3 through 8 and in science in grades 5, 8 and in high school.
  • The MCA-III is a standards-based test, which means it measures specific skills defined for each grade by the state of Minnesota.
  • The different student groups are identified by the Minnesota Department of Education. If there are fewer than 10 students in a particular group in a school, data is not reported for that group.
  • The goal is for all students to score at or above the state standard.

Testing in Minnesota: An Overview

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 MCA-II/GRAD Results

 
Scale: % passing

Grade 9

Writing
 94% (2013)
 94% (2012)
 93% (2011)
 93% (2010)
 92% (2009)
 93% (2008)
 97% (2007)
The state average for Writing was 88% in 2013.

Source: MN Dept. of Education, 2012-2013

Grade 10

Reading
 83% (2012)
 82% (2011)
 84% (2010)
 82% (2009)
The state average for Reading was 80% in 2012.

Source: MN Dept. of Education, 2011-2012

Grade 11

Math
 74% (2013)
 64% (2012)
 74% (2011)
 70% (2010)
 74% (2009)
The state average for Math was 66% in 2013.

Source: MN Dept. of Education, 2012-2013

About the Tests

  • In 2011-2012 Minnesota used Minnesota Comprehensive Assessment-II Graduation-Required Assessments for Diploma (MCA-II/GRAD) to test students in writing in grade 9, in reading in grade 10, and in math in grade 11.
  • The MCA-II/GRAD is a standards-based test, which means it measures specific skills defined for each grade by the state of Minnesota.
  • Students must pass the MCA-II/GRAD in order to graduate from high school.
  • The goal is for all students to score at or above the state standard.

Testing in Minnesota: An Overview

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 MCA-II/GRAD Results By Subgroup

The test results by subgroup show how the designated group of students is performing in comparison to the general population.

Scale: % passing

Grade 9
WritingThis District
All Students94%
Female94%
Male94%
Blackn/a
Asiann/a
Hispanic75%
American Indiann/a
White95%
Eligible for free/reduced priced meals82%
Economically non-disadvantaged97%
Receiving special education services63%
Students without disabilities96%
Limited English proficiency (LEP)65%
Proficient in English96%
Non-migrant94%
Source: MN Dept. of Education, 2012-2013

Grade 11
MathThis District
All Students74%
Female73%
Male74%
Blackn/a
Asiann/a
Hispanic56%
American Indiann/a
White76%
Eligible for free/reduced priced meals51%
Economically non-disadvantaged78%
Receiving special education services24%
Students without disabilities77%
Limited English proficiency (LEP)25%
Proficient in English76%
Non-migrant74%
Source: MN Dept. of Education, 2012-2013

About the Tests

  • In 2011-2012 Minnesota used Minnesota Comprehensive Assessment-II Graduation-Required Assessments for Diploma (MCA-II/GRAD) to test students in writing in grade 9, in reading in grade 10, and in math in grade 11.
  • The MCA-II/GRAD is a standards-based test, which means it measures specific skills defined for each grade by the state of Minnesota.
  • Students must pass the MCA-II/GRAD in order to graduate from high school.
  • The different student groups are identified by the Minnesota Department of Education. If there are fewer than 10 students in a particular group in a school, data is not reported for that group.
  • The goal is for all students to score at or above the state standard.

Testing in Minnesota: An Overview

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 Teachers

 
Teacher data was not reported for this district.

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 Students

 
Student Ethnicity
Information about this data
Source:
EthnicityThis DistrictState Average
Unspecified100%n/a

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 Spending Per Pupil

 

Finance data was not reported for this district.

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